Good location. Close to cruise port. Minutes away from restaurants and bars. Apartment is big with a good lay out. Prepare to climb stairs to get 4th floor where the apartment is. Owner is very responsible and helpful. Enjoy the stay.
Located just off La Ramblas, this spacious, clean and comfortable apartment ticked all our boxes. Easy to get to from the airport by the airport bus or to the nearby metro station this apartment is home from home. If you want to eat out there are countless places either on your doorstep or in any direction you choose to walk. There are several micromarts locally for those little essentials such as tea and coffee. We found it very easy to get all over Barcelona from here either on foot, the metro or the Barcelona tour buses. We even had a great Segway tour of the parks and beach front from a Segway tour company 2 mins walk away. Would definitely book again if coming to Barcelona.
To understand what's good about this apartment, you need to understand Barcelona. If you like staying in the old part of town, where you'll find great tapas bars, restaurants, patisseries and shops only a few steps from your front door, you'll like this place. What comes with that is staying in an area that's got a bit of character, which some people may not like. If you prefer wide boulevardes and elegant 19th century apartments, stay somewhere like Eixemple instead but we love Barri Gottic.
The apartment itself is as presented online - it's clean & spacious, with good facilities. You do have to climb a few sets of stairs but that didn't bother us. And because it's in the old part of town, the windows open onto interior courtyards & light wells, so it can be a bit dark but the interior lighting is good. There were seven of us staying there in a family group and it had more than enough space for our needs, with plenty of beds and living space.
we were three couples on a long weekend in Barcelona, and each couple had a very large room with ensuite - together with large communal kitchen and "living" area. The property as advertised on TripAdvisor accurately portrays how it is. The apartment was clean -and our host met us as agreed on our arrival - so all good admin-wise.
Located in the gothic district is very handy for La Rambla, restaurants etc , though the immediate vicinity outside the apartment late at night does have a few dodgy looking people around and can be a little intimidating - though the streets were bustling with people, and we had no problem.
We found that whilst there were many signs imploring "residents" to be quiet after 10pm, there is quite a bit of external noise that you can hear in one of the rooms close to the passageway - though at the heart of a busy district this is probably unavoidable and only a minor irritant.
All in all the apartment was very good value, and we would thoroughly recommend.
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